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Anyone have a great mjadra recipe?

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Just finished eating some mjadra from a local Vancouver cafe (nuba) which was fantastic!

Now since it is extremely healthy and basically contains lentils, onions, spices and oil I would really like to make a batch myself.

The thing is, I suspect that a bad recipe could be extremely dull. Anyone have a good mjadra authentic recipe?

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  1. I'm pretty sure that the NYT had a recipe for Mujadara (i think that's how they spelled it) in the last two weeks. Give their recipe archive a shot.

    1. Desert candy usually has good iterations of Levantine dishes: http://desertcandy.blogspot.com/2009/...

      1. Use this recipe as a base and incorporate your own spices. I have had great results when I throw in cardamom( black, not green) and cumin/coriander powders. Also, I prefer to use ghee instead of olive oil...

        http://orangette.blogspot.com/2007/03...

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        1. re: vaparna

          I have used and enjoyed this recipe. I think that the key is to really brown your onions well.

        2. try the youtube recipe by mimicooks maybe.